Flinders Island News

February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day

CALLING ALL DADS!! Valentine’s Day Babysitting Service. Wednesday 14th February 2018 6pm-10pm Flinders Island District High School Library Take Mum our for dinner without the kids. 1 Child $20 2 Children $40 3 Children $50 Additional children $10 each Ages 3+ All proceeds contribute to the Playground fundrasing goal To book please contact the school […]

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February 2, 2018

Defibrillator at Killiecrankie fire station

The island is pleased to hear there is a new defibrillator at Killiecrankie fire station. Whitemark CWA was delighted to receive a $2000 grant from the Premier Discretionary Fund, with thanks to Tania Rattray, Member for McIntyre for seeking out the grant on behalf of the CWA. Both the CWA and Lions Club provided funds, […]

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January 31, 2018

Community Bowls

Community Bowls beginning Sunday 4th February 2018 at 3 pm. They are looking for one more team to enter. Please call Julie Simmons on 0428328134 with your team’s name and members. Everyone is welcome to come along and watch. Entry fee is $5 per person, raffle tickets will be for sale. Funds from the raffle sale […]

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January 30, 2018

Fruit fly has reached Flinders Island

Following the recent detection of Queensland fruit fly larvae on Flinders Island, the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water, and Environment is formally declaring Control Areas and Infected Areas for the restriction of movement, transport, and supply of host fruit. To eradicate fruit fly, Biosecurity Tasmania is setting out insect traps and collecting fruit in areas near the […]

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January 18, 2018

2018 Furneaux Festival

2018 Furneaux Islands Festival   Friday, 19th January 2018 ACOUSTIC SUPPER Emita Hall, 6 pm – 10 pm (SOLD OUT) Fine island produce and a program of acoustic entertainment from local and visiting musicians. Saturday 20th January 2018 MARKET DAY Whitemark, 10 am – 1 pm (FREE EVENT) Whitemark local food, handmade/homegrown produce, kids activities & pop […]

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January 2, 2018

Emita Sports 2018

Saturday 6th January, 3 pm til dusk Emita Hall, 1 Melrose Rd Events for all ages: 3 legged race, sack race, box ponies, Emita marathon and more! Food & drink available for purchase; BYO picnics welcome. Bar available; no BYO alcohol please. BYO shade, sunscreen & hats. Please leave your dogs at home.

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